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A Brand New Era

On May 1, 2017, Lloyd Noble's organization took its first step toward becoming a new type of nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research institute, or ARO.

The 40-year-long Look

Dan Childs, the Noble Research Institute's longest tenured agricultural consultant, revisits the organization's past and looks toward its future.

Where I Came In

Tim Woodruff joined the Noble Research Institute (called the Noble Foundation at the time) as a web designer just three days before the historic announcement of the organizational name change and legal restructuring.

Ask the Expert: Rick Nelson, Ph.D.

Rick Nelson, Ph.D., a scientist at the Noble Research Institute, answers the question, "Why do we need agricultural research," before he retires after more than 30 years of service to plant science.

Beyond the Farm Bill

Next year the Agricultural Act of 2014 (more commonly known as the farm bill) will expire, meaning negotiations for the new bill are in full swing.

From the ARO Architects

Steve Rhines and Jeff Moen, of the Noble Research Institute, are the architects behind the creation of a new type of 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity called an agricultural research organization, or ARO. They needed an act of Congress to create this new avenue for funding agricultural research.

Homemade Pecan Pie

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make a pecan pie from scratch. One research objective at the Noble Research Institute is to find answers to pecan growers' questions about pecan growth and production.

No Running Water or Electricity

LaNese Mahan travels to Calo Me Lare to help the students mulch their garden and plant vetiver grass roots so they can grow their own mulch for the future.

A Living Legacy

Legacy celebrates its 10th anniversary and 25th issue with the story of how it received its name.

Canning Tomato Salsa Using a Hot Water Bath

You can preserve fresh foods by canning, which uses heat to kill naturally occurring microorganisms. The easiest way is by using the hot water bath method. Use this method to can highly acidic foods – including this salsa recipe – without a pressure canner.